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February 24, 1912

TWO CASES OF OVULATION AND CHILD-BEARING WITHOUT MENSTRUATION

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Richmond, va,

JAMA. 1912;LVIII(8):550. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260020234012
Abstract

Patient.  —K. C. H., white, aged 23, of Scotch parentage, well developed, weight, 145 pounds, height, 5 feet 6 inches, married at the age of 13. At that time she weighed 180 pounds. She has had three children, the first being born ten months after marriage. The patient has never had the least show or sign of menstruation, or menstrual molimina, one part of the month being the same as the other in regard to sexual matters. Sexual appetite was normal in early married life, but absent recently.

Family History as Regards Menstruation.  —Mother was normal. Of the patient's three sisters, two are normal; the other has been married three times and has had eight children without the least sign of menstruation.

Comment.  —I am led to report these two cases because I believe them to be very rare, as in my personal experience, which has been quite extensive as

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